Taiwan Human Rights

In March 2010, Taiwan ratified the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. In December, an implementation act provided for a review of all laws, regulations, ordinances and administrative measures to ensure they are aligned to the Covenants within two years. A national human rights reporting system will be established to monitor implementation.

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Here's a list of some "crimes" that, in some parts of the world, can get you killed.
Taiwanese authorities executed six men on Friday night in an apparent about-turn from their earlier stated commitment to abolish the brutal practice.

This has been a devastating year for those seeking to stand up for human rights and for those caught up in the suffering of war zones. Governments pay lip service to the importance of protecting ci...